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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sabotage /'sæbətɑ:ʤ/
  • danh từ
    • sự phá ngầm, sự phá hoại
      • acts of sabotage: những hành đông phá hoại
  • động từ
    • phá ngầm, phá hoại
    • (nghĩa bóng) làm hỏng, phá huỷ
      • to sabotage a scheme: làm hỏng một kế hoạch
Concise Dictionary
+a deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged
+destroy property or hinder normal operations
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 destruction, damage, wrecking, impairment:
Enemy infiltrators were responsible for the sabotage of our radar.
2 subversion, treachery, treason:
When the radar was found damaged, sabotage was suspected.
3 undermine, subvert, disrupt, spoil, ruin, cripple; damage, incapacitate, disable, destroy, wreck, Colloq Brit throw a spanner in(to) the works, US throw a monkey wrench into the machinery, Slang Brit queer (someone's pitch):
Only someone who had something to lose would have sabotaged our plan for reorganization. The engine had been sabotaged by pouring sand into the fuel tank.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun [U] the act of doing deliberate damage to equipment, transport, machines, etc. to prevent an enemy from using them or to protest about sth: an act of economic / military / industrial sabotage + Police investigating the train derailment have not ruled out sabotage.
+ verb [VN]
1 to damage, destroy or spoil sth deliberately to prevent an enemy from using it or to protest about sth: The main electricity supply had been sabotaged by the rebels. + Protesters failed to sabotage the peace talks.
2 to make sth no longer possible or successful: The rise in interest rates sabotaged any chance of the firm's recovery.
Collocation Dictionary


deliberate, planned | economic, industrial
They conducted a campaign of economic sabotage.


attempt | raid


an act of sabotage



They accused him of deliberately sabotaging the peace talks.


attempt to, try to
They had tried to sabotage our plans.

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